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Najwa Kawar Farah

Najwa Kawar Farah

Sector : Cultural Figures , Writers

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Female
  • Born in : 1923
  • Age : 93
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Najwa Kawar Farah (1923), Palestinian writer born in Nazareth. She attended school in Nazareth and later attended the Teachers' Academy in Jerusalem. She was a teacher in Nazareth in 1943.
With her husband Father Rafiq Farah, she put out the magazine, al-Ra'id, in 1957. In 1965 she published several articles on political, social, and literary issues in the press. She lived in Haifa until the mid-1960s and then moved abroad.
Publications: (Arabic)
Sukkan al-tabiq al- 'ulwi (The People Upstairs, novel). Amman: Jordanian Artistic Committee to Support the Intifada, 1996
'Abiru al-sabil (The Passersby, short stories). Beirut: Dar al-Rayhani, 1954.
Durub masabih (Lamp Paths, short stories). Nazareth: al-Hakim Press, 1956.
Mudhakkirat rihla (Memoirs of Journey, autobiography). Nazareth: al-Hakim Press, 1957.
Sirr Shahrazad (Sheherazade's Secret, play). Nazareth: al-Hakim Press, 1958.
'Abir wa asda' (Scent and Echoes, illustrations). Nazareth: al-Hakim Press, 1959.
Malik al-majd (The King of Glory, play about Jesus Christ). Nazareth: al Hakim Press, 1961.

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